Avocado assists vitamin A absorption: Study

By Lynda Searby

Lipid-rich fresh avocado and beta-carotene rich foods improve bioavailability of the carotenoids from these foods and convert them into an active form of vitamin A, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition.

Blakeslea trispora fungus

LycoRed buys Ukrainian carotenoid specialist

Israeli supplier Lycored has paid an undisclosed sum for a Ukrainian firm specialising in fungal pathogen-derived carotenoids in a move that brings a natural beta carotene into its portfolio.

The future is orange

The future is orange

Dark orange is better than paler, more neutral tones - at least,
when referring to carrot colour, according to researchers studying
the levels of beta-carotene in fruit and vegetables. The more
orange pigment, an important source...


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